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Craftsman Garage Door Opener

Craftsman 1/2 HP garage door opener model# 139.5398511. My car was stolen with one of the remotes inside. I want to reset the code to make the remote useless. When I follow the instructions on the garage unit to relearn, does this change the code so that the missing one will no longer work?

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  • lytle75 Dec 08, 2008

    garage door opener was stolen how do I change the code so the old one does not work

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Unplug the power of your door opener for a few minutes and plug it back in. Try the remote control that you have and see if it opens the door. If it doesn't open the door, reprogram [learn] the remote control you have and that is it. The other remote will be useless ... and you just proved it to yourself!


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Look at the garage opener and read the instructions on there. Press and hold the green button for 6 seconds and release after the led turns off. Now it has been reset for all transmitted codes. This will not change or override your keypad opener outside the door.

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